Lord Reynold de GREY Knight, 3rd Baron of Ruthyn [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 died 3 on 18 Oct 1440. Reynold married 4 Margaret De ROOS after 25 Nov 1378.
REYNOLD GREY, Knt., 3rd Lord Grey of Ruthin, of Rutbin, Denbighshire, Wales, Wrest (in Silsoe), Bedfordshite, Over Bletchley, Buckinghamshirte, Water Eaton and Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, and, in right of his 2nd wife, of Astley, Bedworth, and Bentley, Warwicksbure, Governor in Ireland, Privy Councillor to King Henry IV, son and heir, born about 1362 (aged 26 in 1388; 28 in 1390; 30 and more in 1396). He married (1st) shortly after 25 Nov 1378 MARGARET ROOS (or ROS), daughter of Thomas de Roos, Knt., 4th Lord Roos of Helmsley, by Beatrice (descendant of King Edward I), daughter of Ralph de Stafford, K.G., 1st Earl of Stafford [see ROOS 10 for her ancestry]. They had two sons, Thomas Qiving 13871) and John, Knt., K.G., and several daughters, including Eleanor, Margaret, and presumably Pernel (wife of Gerard Braybrooke, Knt.). He was heir general in 1389 to his cousin, John de Hastings, Earl of Pembroke, after which he asssumed the style “Lord of Hastings, Wexford and Ruthin.” He was summoned to Parliament from 6 Dec. 1389 to 26 Sept. 1439, by writs directed Reginaldo de Grey de Ruthyin chivaler. He attended the King in Ireland in 1394 and 1399. He gave his assent in Parliament 23 Oct. 1399 to the secret imprisonment of King Richard II. He carried the Great Spurs and the Second Sword and performed the office of Napperer at the Coronation of King Henry IV. In 1401 he had a suit in the Court of Chivalry with his cousin, Edward Hastings, Knt., for the undifferenced arms of Hastings; the case was decided in his favor 20 years later. He was appointed one of the king's lieutenants in North Wales 15 Jan. 1401/2. Early in 1402, he was taken prisoner by Owain Glyn Dwi, remaining a captive throughout the whole year. He had to pay a ransom of 10,000 marks, and give his eldest son and others as hostages. According to Welsh writers, he was forced to marry Joan, daughter of Owain Glyn Dwr. At the coronation of King Henry V in 1413, Reynold claimed to carry the Great Gilt Spurs and the Second Sword before the King. He married (3rd) before 7 Feb. 1414/5 JOAN ASTLEY (or ASTELEY), widow of Thomas Raleigh, of Farnborough, Warwicksbite (died 30 Sept. 1404), and daughter and heiress of William Astley, Knt., 4th Lord Asiley, of Astley, Bedworth, Bentley, and Weddington, Warwicksbire (descendant of Geoffrey Plantagenet), by his 1st wife, Joan (or Katherine), daughter of John Willoughby, 3rd Lord Willoughby of Eresby [see ASTLEY 9.1 for her ancestry]. They had three sons, Edward, Knt. [Lord Ferrers of Groby], Robert, Esq., and John, and three daughters, Constance (wife ofJohn Cressy, Knt.), Elizabeth (wife of William Calthorpe, Knt.), and Eleanor (wife of William Lucy, Knt.). He was about to go abroad in 1417. He went to France with the king in 1425. SIR REYNOLD GREY, Lord Hastings, Wexford, and Ruthin, died 18 Oct. 1440. His widow, Joan, died 3 Sept. (or 12 Nov.) 1448.